You might think you're smart when you get out of college, but I suggest that the real education is only just the beginning. In an Amish kitchen in Bird-in-Hand, Pa., in the heart of Dutch country, I saw a sign I’ll never forget: “Too soon old, too late smart.” When I saw it, I thought it was memorable but hardly meaningful. I was 21. Now the words are meaningful, but I can barely remember the farmhouse. I am 64. Read more from this Charisma Magazine article here.
In a synergistic alliance between old friends, Mark Rutland is joining the preaching team at Jentezen Franklin's fast-growing Free Chapel church. Both men are in a ministry transition of sorts and want to band together to build the kingdom of God. Free Chapel, a megachurch in the Atlanta area with a campus in Irvine, Calif., just opened its third location in Georgia. And Rutland will soon move from his role as the third president of Oral Roberts University (ORU). Read more from this Charisma News article here.
Hundreds of tribal girls in Northern Thailand who were "at risk" of being sold into sexual slavery, have become educated, independent, women of God because of Global Servants' House of Grace. Emily [Leatherbarrow] is the coordinator of Thai operations for Global Servants. She oversees the staff and home, corresponds with each girl's sponsor, coordinates mission teams and raises funds for House of Grace. Read more from this Gathering article here.